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Tennessee Tech heads west to play USC. A look a the matchup inside the numbers

The Good

76-68It’s USC’s second “buy” game of the year, and the first didn’t exactly go the way the Trojans expected. Portland State upset USC on the road, 76-68, thanks in part to just a +19 turnover margin. USC shot 53%, held Portland State to 39%, but couldn’t overcome 23 turnovers, to just four for the Vikings.

80%In Tennessee Tech’s two exhibition games (…one technically may count, but they’ve played two exhibition games) Dwan Caldwell is 12-15 from the field. Regardless of the competition, that’s a high number.

The Bad

26.7%Tennessee Tech struggled shooting the three in their second exhibition game, hitting just 4-15 from behind the arc. The Golden Eagles were just 32.6% shooters from deep last year, and it doesn’t appear that will be a strength of TTU this year either.

The !?*#%!$@

36:09It’s one thing for a team like USC to lose to Portland State — mid-major’s beat power 5 teams all the time. The Trojans were dominated, trailing for more than 36 minutes.


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Compiling all OVC non-conference games

2016 Football Standings

OVC Overall
Jacksonville State 7-0 10-2
UT Martin 6-2 7-5
Tennessee Tech 5-3 5-6
Tennessee State 4-3 7-4
Eastern Illinois 4-4 6-5
Murray State 4-4 4-7
SEMO 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 2-6 3-8
Austin Peay 0-8 0-11


2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVC Overall

EAST

Belmont 15-1 23-7
Morehead State 10-6 14-16
Jacksonville State 9-7 20-15
Tennessee State 8-8 17-13
Tennessee Tech 8-8 12-20
Eastern Kentucky 5-11 12-19

WEST

UT Martin 10-6 22-13
SEMO 9-7 15-18
Murray State 8-8 16-17
Austin Peay 7-9 11-19
Eastern Illinois 6-10 14-15
SIUE 1-15 6-24


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